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Conversation best for parents when making vaccine decision

Experts say a calm, cool and collected conversation is best, particularly between co-parents as you try to make a decision on what's best for your child surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Kids five to 11 started receiving their vaccines in parts of northern Ontario Friday.

Child vaccination taking place in Sudbury, Ont. Nov.26/21 (Supplied by Public Health Sudbury and Districts)

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Conversation best for parents when making vaccine decision

Experts say a calm, cool and collected conversation is best, particularly between co-parents as you try to make a decision on what's best for your child surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Kids five to 11 started receiving their vaccines in parts of northern Ontario Friday.

Child vaccination taking place in Sudbury, Ont. Nov.26/21 (Supplied by Public Health Sudbury and Districts)

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What is this new coronavirus variant in South Africa?

South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country’s most populous province. It’s unclear where the new variant actually arose, but it was first detected by scientists in South Africa and has also been seen in travellers to Hong Kong and Botswana.